Worker Drones, Wage Growth and Rising Stars

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist. He founded Ritholtz Wealth Management and was chief executive and director of equity research at FusionIQ, a quantitative research firm. He blogs at the Big Picture and is the author of “Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.”
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My morning train reads:

  • 2016 Jealousy List: Here are 40-odd stories we wish we’d done this year -- and don’t want you to miss. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • The Best Investors In The World Aren’t Special (and Neither Are You) (Andrew Thrasher)
  • Drones: Reporting for Work (Recode)
  • The seven excuses of highly paid chief executives (Financial Times)
  • Workers are finally starting to see real wage growth (Vice)
  • 7 Deadly Sins Of Financial Salespeople (A Teachable Moment); see also Why Rising Stars Are Often the First to Fizzle Out (Evidence-Based Investor)
  • A Cheat Sheet on the Deglobalization of the Financial World (Bloomberg)
  • Trump’s Department of Justice could kill police reform (Vice); see also Anyone expecting a quick and easy repeal of the Labor Department’s new fiduciary rule may be disappointed (Wall Street Journal)
  • Should California secede? How the state is politically out-of-step with the rest of the country (LA Times)
  • The slow death of the manual transmission (Engadget); see also The last manual supercars from the Classic Driver Market (Classic Driver)

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